Peter D. Verros focuses his practice on commercial and industrial property tax assessment appeals, property tax incentives and land use and zoning. He represents small business owners, real estate holding companies, real estate investment managers and multinational Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Verros has particular interest in property tax litigation and extensive experience in complex valuation matters related to industrial and manufacturing facilities, anchor department stores, Big Box retail stores, hotel properties, shopping centers and office complexes.

After graduating from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Mr. Verros joined the Cook County Treasurer’s Office as a staff attorney and later served as the Assistant General Counsel. During his tenure at the Treasurer’s Office, he worked closely with numerous county offices responsible for the valuation and collection of property taxes in Cook County.
 
In addition to carrying out the firm’s mission to provide high quality legal services, Mr. Verros heads initiatives to improve the overall client experience and create value beyond property tax matters.  

Mr. Verros is a founding partner of Verros, Lafakis & Berkshire, PC.

Practice Areas

Ad Valorem Property Tax Appeals
Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Property Tax Abatements and Tax Incentives
Zoning and Real Estate Development Matters
 

Honors & Awards

2015, 2016 & 2017 Emerging Lawyer (Recognizing Excellence in the Law for Lawyers Under 40)
Leading Lawyers, Illinois

Education

J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2004
B.S. in Criminal Justice from Loyola University Chicago
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association
Fenwick Bar Association
Hellenic Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
International Association of Assessing Officers
NAIOP, Chicago Chapter